Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 223 215 244
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 33 59 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.82% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 57
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,600
90th Percentile £59,200 £58,750 £48,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +22.22%

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,927 7,160 8,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.96% 91.95% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,846 5,347 7,000
West Midlands median annual salary £46,718 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.82% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +30 14 £50,000 +47.06% 7
Coventry +10 8 £29,500 -47.56% 1
Solihull +6 6 £42,500 +102.38%
Staffordshire -9 2 £32,500 -23.53%
Warwickshire -16 2 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Shropshire +20 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Degree
3 10 (30.30%) Machine Learning
3 10 (30.30%) Data Science
4 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 9 (27.27%) R
5 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (21.21%) Decision-Making
6 7 (21.21%) Availability Management
6 7 (21.21%) Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
6 7 (21.21%) SLA
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) Retail
7 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) CCNA
7 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 6 (18.18%) Economics
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
7 6 (18.18%) Strategic Roadmap
7 6 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.06%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) GCP
2 2 (6.06%) AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Data Scientist
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Commercial Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Qualitative Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET Core
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) Node.js
1 4 (12.12%) Pandas
1 4 (12.12%) React
1 4 (12.12%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.03%) STL
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (30.30%) Data Science
2 10 (30.30%) Machine Learning
3 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Availability Management
5 7 (21.21%) Decision-Making
6 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) Economics
6 6 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
6 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 6 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (18.18%) Strategic Roadmap
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) DevOps
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) R
4 4 (12.12%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) NCSC
2 1 (3.03%) NIST
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) Cognos
4 2 (6.06%) Lotus
4 2 (6.06%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) Databricks
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com